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    Praying with People of Faith for the Victims of the London AttacksPraying with People of Faith for the Victims of the London Attacks

    Following the London attacks on Wednesday, 22nd March, that have so far resulted in the deaths of four victims and the injury of around 40, faith leaders have joined in solidarity to pray together and to show their commitment to standing together ...

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    Cardinal asks priests and faithful to come together in 'compassionate solidarity' after London attack

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols has released the following statement: 'Yesterday’s attacks in Westminster have shocked us all.The kind of violence we have seen all too often in other places has again brought horror and killing to this city. I kno...

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    Pope Sends Message of Solidarity after Westminster Attack

    Pope Francis has sent a message to Cardinal Vincent assuring the 'nation of his prayers' following the terror attack in Westminster on 22 The message, communicated via the Holy See's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, commends those who...

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    Praying for the Victims of London Attacks

    Following the attacks in Westminster on 22 At Westminster Catherdal, a shrine was created as a focus of devotion, where visitors were invited to pray and light candles. The Union Flag outside the cathedral was flown at half-mast in memory of th...

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    Westminster Cathedral and the Secular

    Church Life Journal on 13 March 2017.   After a rather dreadful travel delay, I arrived in London early Sunday morning. When my cross-examination by British custom agents was complete (an inquiry in which I had to emphasize that I liked my job a...

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  • Vocations
    Two instituted to Ministry of Reader

    Bishop John Sherrington instituted two men to the Ministry of Reader at Allen Hall Seminary on Saturday, 11 In the homily, Bishop John invited the men to follow the example of the Lord: ' Just as Jesus offered himself continually in prayer and...

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    Cardinal Vincent offers prayers and thanks for fourth anniversary of Pope Francis' election

    Cardinal Vincent has written to Pope Francis offering prayers and thanks on the fourth anniversary of the Holy Father's election as Bishop of Rome and 265th successor of St Peter on 13 In his letter, the Cardinal says: 'I write on behalf of the ...

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    560 welcomed at the Rite of Election

    560 people from 110 parishes gathered at Westminster Cathedral on 4 During the Rite of Election the Cardinal declared 256 catechumens to be ready and to have been chosen by the community, as the Elect, to go forward to prepare for the Sacramen...

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    Pope's Prayer Intentions March 2017

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    Ash Wednesday in the Diocese

    'Remember you are dust and unto dust you shall return' was heard around the diocese on Ash Wednesday, 1 All Masses at Westminster Cathedral were very well attended, and the queues for confession were full throughout the day. Cardinal Vincent wa...

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